MCKINNEY, TX, August 24, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The Sonoma Wine Compass (TWSC) is delighted to be a contributor to the Sonoma Wine Country Weekend Online Auction, BiddingForGood, donating three rare signed and numbered First Edition copies of this unique new guidebook.
Three rare signed and numbered First Edition copies of this unique new guidebook will be available in the auction through Sept 7, 2012 (8pm PST). Of the 500 First Edition copies, only 50 have been reserved for signature and numbering. Of those, less than 30 will be available to the public.
The Sonoma Wine Compass details wines from over 370 Sonoma wineries and tasting rooms, and will debut at the upcoming Sonoma Wine Weekend, August 30-Sept 3. To celebrate the debut, Author Ken Piel will be appearing at nearly a dozen wineries and tasting rooms throughout Sonoma County. Two of the books highlights include a section on "Hidden Gems" such as Roussane, Marsanne, and the emerging popularity of Tempranillo and a chapter on unique wines produced from single Sonoma appellations (the wine equivalent of a single malt scotch).
Proceeds from the auction will support diverse Sonoma County charitable organizations including Redwood Empire Food Bank, The Boys & Girls Club of Sonoma Valley, La Luz, Sonoma Valley Educations Foundation, and other deserving organizations.
For further information on both Mr. Piel's appearances and the auction, visit http://www.TheSonomaWineCompass.com
The Sonoma Wine Compass is a unique guidebook to over Sonoma 370 wineries and tasting rooms, providing detailed information about where to find what, wine clubs, tasting room hours and availability, and pricing. It covers 22 widely produced varietals, over a dozen "hidden gems", and uniquely Sonoman wines, produced from grapes grown in single Sonoman appellations.
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